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Skeppsholmen | Swedish Museum of Architecture, Stockholm 111 49, Sweden
+46 8 587 270 00
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Collection of architectural models

The exposition gives a nice overview of the architectural history of Sweden. It is a rather small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronald B
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Small (free) museum, worth a visit

It is a small museum but we enjoyed the visit. It is by the Moderna Museet, same entrance. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Skeppsholmen | Swedish Museum of Architecture, Stockholm 111 49, Sweden
+46 8 587 270 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exposition gives a nice overview of the architectural history of Sweden. It is a rather small collection that takes no more than an hour to visit. Admission is free.

1  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small museum but we enjoyed the visit. It is by the Moderna Museet, same entrance. They share a Museum Shop with interesting things to buy. The island is very nice so the walk to the museum and back is very enjoyable.

Thank Javier_mail2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the museum on several occasions but have not always been completely mesmerised by the exhibitions on display. But this time was different! The current exhibition, in spring 2017, of Josef Frank, however, is brilliant. Educational texts, beautiful exhibition design and very interesting...More

Thank EiWiSu
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The Ark/Des is the section of Moderna Museet devoted to architecture and design. We were lucky to see a very good exhibition about Josef Frank's wonderful work. What I would really recommend is the restaurant, it's inside the Ark/Des section - not the cafe of...More

Thank Chi-Psgl
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Same building as Moderna Museet, and the main exhibition is free. We got the presentation of Swedish architecture through the ages with a focus on the last 50 years. The presentation is a series of white models with short descriptions in English. You learn more...More

Thank Nubus
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is located in a breathtaking location and is free! I've been there twice- the first was amazing with a beautiful exhibition (august 2013) and the second time was a little bit disappointing (October 2016). Overall great place to visit!

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 15 September 2016

When I visited this museum it seemed to mainly feature Swedish domestic architecture of the mid 20th Century. This was somewhat interesting and discussed the Swedish approach to housing in the context of then current social and political thought. Overall it was not a large...More

Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Architecture and Design museum shares the same building as the Moderna Museet. There is free entry to ArkDes and on our visit the special exhibit was about ‘Housing. Now. Then.’ It addressed the previous 99 years of housing issues and responses. The housing crisis...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This lovely building covers both modern art as well as architecture, where we clearly had our focus on the last aspect. Unfortunately architecture part mainly looked at the passed (period from ’60 – ’80). The present was represented by a fascinating summary about durable refugee...More

Thank D N
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Went to the architecture museum as my wife and I had an interest in housing and the current exhibition is about the Swedish housing experience. Sounds dull but spent good 2 hours looking at displays. There is a large carpet square as you going representing...More

Thank mark p
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